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Best Calgary hotels to book in 2020

Rest, relax and re-energize at a Calgary hotel for less with these deals on stays in The Stampede City.

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A couple overlooking the city of Calgary, Canada

If you’re heading to Calgary eager for an to escape to the Rockies, it’s worth taking a few hours – or a few days – to explore the up-and-coming foodie scene in town and climb the Calgary Tower for unbeatable views of the cityscape. And, with ample Calgary hotels on offer to rest after a long day, catering to every type of traveller and budget, there’s no reason not to stay just one more night.

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Where are the best places to stay in Calgary?

Best cheap hotels in Calgary

With the exception of HI Calgary hostel, which is located just moments away from downtown, the more willing you are to stay outside of the city centre, the more likely you are to find cheap-as-chips accommodation in Calgary.

The great news is, a light rail network and public buses offer a reliable and affordable way to reach the centre. Westways Guesthouse is a 5-minute walk away from Earlton Stampede train station as well as the number 10 bus stop, both of which will have you in downtown Calgary in just 10 minutes.

Our top picks for cheap hotels in Calgary: Best Western Plus Calgary Centre Inn, Elevate Rooms Calgary Westways Guesthouse and HI Calgary City Centre Hostel.

Best Western Plus Calgary Centre Inn
Best Western Plus Calgary Centre Inn

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Elevate Rooms Calgary Westways Guest House
Elevate Rooms Calgary Westways Guest House

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Best downtown Calgary hotels

A place to admire historic landmarks, partake in business meetings and hunt for foodie hotspots, downtown Calgary is a mixture of delights.

For the luxury of a central location, hotels do charge a premium, so don’t expect to pay anything below $145 for a double room. Spending those extra pennies will reward you with a fully serviced spa at the International Hotel, jacuzzi bath suites at The Ramada or the best handcrafted cocktails in town at The Fairmont.

Our top picks for downtown Calgary hotels: The Fairmont Palliser, Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown and International Hotel and Spa Calgary.

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Best pet-friendly Calgary hotels

If going away without your pooch by your side is simply out of the question, you’ll be glad to know that there are plenty of pet-friendly accommodation options in Calgary, ranging from the budget-appropriate Centro Motel to the luxurious high-rises of The Hyatt.

While low-cost options will simply allow your furry friend to stay for a small surcharge, the Marriott-owned Delta Hotel can provide extra dog-sitting services at your request, or simply somewhere nearby for them to stretch their legs.

Our top picks for pet-friendly Calgary hotels: Centro Motel, Hyatt Regency Calgary and Delta Hotels Calgary Downtown.

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Alternative Calgary accommodation options

Slowly growing in popularity, you can currently choose from more than 250 properties across both Airbnb and Stayz. For a double room, we’ve found options for as little as $46 per night, which increases to around $140 for a penthouse apartment in downtown Calgary.

If you’re road tripping around the Great White North and are worried about finding somewhere to park up close to the city, don’t be! While there are no urban campsites in the realms of Calgary, there are options just 20 minutes away including Mountain View Farm to the east, Whispering Spruce to the north and Calaway RV Park to the west.

Frequently asked questions about Calgary hotels

Which Calgary hotels are near the Airport?

For an early flight departure, consider staying at one of the in-terminal hotels: The Calgary Airport Marriott or Delta Hotels Calgary Airport.

Calgary International Airport is only a 15-minute drive north of the city, which means you can keep your options open if you’re looking for a hotel with easy access.

Which Calgary airport hotels have free shuttles?

Most hotels within a two-kilometre radius of Calgary Airport offer free shuttles to the airport including the budget-friendly Lakeview Signature Inn, luxury Acclaim Hotel and the Wingate by Wyndham which comes complete with an in-house waterslide.

Which Calgary hotels have waterslides?

For hours of family fun, choose to stay at the Sheraton Suites located in downtown Calgary or the Best Western Premier Freeport Inn at Calgary International Airport.

Which hotels are near the University of Calgary?

Hotel Alma and the Best Western Plus Village Park Inn offer accommodation near the University of Calgary, catering to long-term residents but is also seasonally available for short stays too.

Which hotels are near the Calgary Zoo?

Calgary Zoo is located a little outside of the city centre, on the north banks of the Bow River. For family-friendly accommodation nearby, the Executive Suites by Roseman Meredith and O Stays Orange Lofts both offer excellent self-catered options.

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